Tip West Brom - Sheffield United
Sheffield United have managed 11 points from their last five matches while West Bromwich Albion have picked a point lesser in the same run but there is no denying both sides are strong and a good, entertaining game is expected here, with top spot among the stakes. Sheffield are unbeaten in five matches and West Bromwich Albion are unbeaten in the last four; Sheffield have scored 12 goals in their last five matches while West Bromwich Albion have scored nine. Just one point separates the two sides. West Bromwich Albion are the league’s best scorers with 67 goals but they have been conceding a lot, currently on 42. Sheffield have scored lesser but have also conceded comparatively less; 58 – 34. Sheffield may be undone by their away form, having won just three of their last 10 matches away from home while they have managed just two clean sheets in the process. They may however cling on some hope, knowing that West Bromwich Albion have no win in their last four home matches and has one clean sheet at home in the last six matches. In the Championship, at home, West Brom have managed just two wins in their last 10 but with one win in the last five away Championship games, Sheffield are not too far away. West Brom have beaten Sheffield in each of the last two meetings. Both sides have scored in the last three meetings and after 81 meetings, West Brom have 31 wins and Sheffield 30.
Key points West Brom - Sheffield United
Four of the last six meetings have ended in over 2.5 goals.
Sheffield have managed just three away wins in the last 10 matches.
West Brom have no win at home in the last four matches.
Conclusion West Brom - Sheffield United
This match is a tough one to call; both sides are seeking that top spot and in reality we expect a real fight here. It has not been good at home for West Bromwich Albion but they will be counting on their form against Sheffield United who have also been doing well lately. A draw will be a fair result here.
West Brom Sheffield United Prediction published on February 21, 2019